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Bid-Rigging or Valid Business Strategy? A Lesson for Government Contract Manufacturers Facing Antitrust Prosecution

Bid-Rigging or Valid Business Strategy? A Lesson for Government Contract Manufacturers Facing Antitrust Prosecution

May 29, 2024 |  By: Triston O’Savio and Jennifer Morris   The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently issued a landmark decision that temporarily altered the standard of review for antitrust bid-rigging prosecutions against manufacturers and distributors in government contracts. The Fourth Circuit concluded that certain bid rigging activities between a… Continue reading Bid-Rigging or Valid Business Strategy? A Lesson for Government Contract Manufacturers Facing Antitrust Prosecution

Upholding Excellence: Successfully Defending a $95M Defense Health Agency Award

Situation: Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig advised and represented a client in the defense of a $95 million award by the Defense Health Agency (DHA) for IT services and infrastructure support. The client encountered three consecutive bid protests, posing a substantial threat to the awarded contract.   Solution: Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig’s legal team collaborated closely… Continue reading Upholding Excellence: Successfully Defending a $95M Defense Health Agency Award

Overcoming Debarment – A Legal Triumph for a Government Contractor

Situation: In the complex landscape of government contracting, our client, a US postal government contractor, found themselves facing mandatory debarment due to unforeseen challenges. Faced with potential exclusion from future contracts, the need for an outcome-focused legal partner was critical. The client needed a solution that not only addressed the immediate issue but also safeguarded… Continue reading Overcoming Debarment – A Legal Triumph for a Government Contractor

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IN 4 DAYS: WHAT CONTRACTORS NEED TO KNOW

Government Shutdown in 4 Days: What Contractors Need to Know November 13, 2023 |  By: Mary Pat Buckenmeyer    On September 30, 2023, Congress passed a temporary stopgap funding bill, which allows the federal government to continue to operate until November 17, 2023. At which time there will be a government shutdown. While Congress has… Continue reading GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IN 4 DAYS: WHAT CONTRACTORS NEED TO KNOW

CMMC 2.0 Will Be a Game Changer for Department of Defense Government Contractors

The “Cyber Maturity Model Certification” 2.0 (“CMMC 2.0”) will be a game changer for Department of Defense (DoD) government contractors.

CMMC 2.0 for Department of Defense Government Contractors   October 6, 2023   |   By: Tracy Pearson   It is well-known in the federal government’s Department of Defense (“DoD”) cyber community that radical changes are due and soon to be coming as the “Cyber Maturity Model Certification” 2.0 (“CMMC 2.0”) rapidly presents itself as an overhaul… Continue reading CMMC 2.0 Will Be a Game Changer for Department of Defense Government Contractors

The Complexity of Digital Privacy Law—Insights and Implications

September 10, 2023   |   By: Aaron Jackson The digital age has ushered in a host of transformative opportunities for businesses, from enhanced customer engagement through data analytics to streamlined operations via digital platforms. However, this digital transformation has also introduced significant challenges, chief among them being the protection of individual privacy. As the digital landscape… Continue reading The Complexity of Digital Privacy Law—Insights and Implications

The Role of a Cybersecurity Law Firm in Safeguarding Digital Assets

August 11, 2023   |   By: Jennifer Morris   In today’s digital landscape, organizations face numerous cybersecurity threats that can compromise their valuable digital assets, including their data, IT infrastructure, networks, software, and intellectual property (IP). To protect client data and these other digital assets, businesses must take a comprehensive approach that encompasses legal protections as… Continue reading The Role of a Cybersecurity Law Firm in Safeguarding Digital Assets

Government Bans TikTok on Contractor’s Devices

July 19, 2023   |   By: Tom Dunlap   Government Bans TikTok on Contractor’s Devices   On June 2, 2023, the U.S. Government enacted a temporary regulation essentially banning TikTok, or any successor app developed by ByteDance Limited, on all government-owned or managed IT platforms, including those utilized by government contractors. This rule is enforced through… Continue reading Government Bans TikTok on Contractor’s Devices

Protestor Found Technically Unacceptable Lacks Standing to File a Size Protest

April 26, 2023   |   By: Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig   The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued an interesting decision affirming the SBA Area Office’s decision to dismiss a size protest for lack of standing because the protestor’s proposal was found technically unacceptable. Size Appeal of Ekagra Partners, LLC., SBA… Continue reading Protestor Found Technically Unacceptable Lacks Standing to File a Size Protest

The Rise of Biometric Data Collection and Privacy Practices in Government Contracts and Beyond

April 10, 2023   |   By: Tracy Pearson   Biometric data refers to an individual’s physical attributes such as fingerprints, facial recognition, or Iris scans for the purpose of identification. This type of data is currently being used by many government agencies for identification, authentication, and security purposes. This type of data collection certainly arises in… Continue reading The Rise of Biometric Data Collection and Privacy Practices in Government Contracts and Beyond

Intern Program

As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.